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. the accidental burning of the koran that started a wave of violence that included the killing of u.s. troops. and the massacre of 16 civilians in a shooting rampage allegedly at the hands of an american soldier. >> we have a casualty. >> reporter: general allen fought back tears when he said more than 560 coalition forces were killed on his watch, the vast majority american. >> we acknowledge that there is a chair at a table at home, a chair that is empty and will always be. and we can never forget them. and they are in our prayers always. >> reporter: as general allen says his final good-byes here in afghanistan, what no one knows is whether general dunford will one day be holding his own handover ceremony or whether he will be the united states last commander in afghanistan. there's still plenty to do, before the end of 2014 general dunford will have to wind down america's longest war, bring home most of the remaining u.s. forces and staggering amount of equipment while handing the fight against the-- taliban over to afghan security forces. charlie d'agata cbs news kabul. >> jeff: as ameri
secretary of state it is right now set for thursday in rome. a senior u.s. official traveling with the secretary say it's the syrians want more material support to end the war. afghanistan's president hamid karzai today gave u.s. special forces two weeks to get out of wardac province, the area next to kabul. the government accuse afghans working with u.s. troops of torturing and abusing other afghans. also today's suicide bombers targeted afghan troops in four coordinated attacks. the deadliest was in jalalabad where two people were killed. later, the voting rights act faces a challenge at the supreme court. the small georgia town that often plays a starring role on the big screen. and oscar pistorius's brother also facing a charge of murder. those stories when the "cbs evening news" continues. ws" continues. did you know, your eyes can lose vital nutrients as you age? [ male announcer ] that's why there's ocuvite to help replenish key eye nutrients. ocuvite has a unique formula not found in your multivitamin to help protect your eye health. ocuvite. help protect your
with a brazilian group, for $23 billion. and american airlines and u.s. airways announced an $11 billion merger. joining us now is mark zandis chief economist of moody's analytics. so many reports of starts and stop of the recovery. what are the possibilities this is a sustained traction? are the possibilities this is a sustained traction? >> i think this is the real deal. confidence is improving and confidence is key to a better economy. these investors in these companies feel good about their prospects. of course they have very low interest rates record low interest rates that they can borrow to help finance those purchases. and the shareholders in these companies feel like they're get a fair deal because stock prices are back close to record levels. activities are back to levels we haven't seen since before the great recession and i think that means the country is getting back to normal. >> axelrod: so confidence is going tow produce deals but i think what a lot of people want to know is what does that mean for job creation? >> good question. in the near term, i think it means job losses be
woods. woods who traditionally avoided politics played with mr. obama. u.s. trade representative ron kirk and democratic donor and golf course answerer jim crane. with the president on the course and a congress on a recess the clock is ticking for a deadline for automatic budget cuts. the cuts known as the sequestration would eliminate more than $85 billion in spending this year. half from defense half from domestic programs. the cuts take effect march 1st unless a compromise can be reached. bill plante joins us from washington with more on that bill, good evening. >> good evening, jeff. you know now that most of official washington does believe that those spending cuts are going to happen at the beginning of march politicians of both parties are putting more effort as fixing blame for the cuts than avoiding them. the new white house chief of staff said the president is dedicated to preventing the cuts but that republicans aren't cooperating. >> what our friends in the house have told us is that they will not even consider anything that includes-- increased revenues. not even closing
in the 1980s. as america's senior cardinal mahony will lead the u.s. delegation to rome. he's been actively tweeting about his upcoming trip. >> reporter: that tweet has been met by mostly negativeg, responses. >> reporter: so far, mahony has not responded to those criticsso on twitter. magalie laguerre-wilkinson, cbs news, new york. >> axelrod: now to india and a protest demanding justice after the rape and murder of three young sisters. the streets were packed today in a state in western india. three sisters, age five, nine, and 11, disappeared nearly two weeks ago. their bodies were found in a well. police first insisted it was an accident, then autopsy confirms the girls had been sexually assaulted. a british newspaper is reporting tonight that oscar pistorius wants to reach out to the family of the girlfriend he admits shooting and killing. pistorius is out on bail and staying at his uncle's house. the "guardian" newspaper quotes the uncle, arnold pistorius, describing his nephew. "the family of can reeva steenkamp his mind all the time and his purpose would be to be part of the family
's a relic of the cold war on ice. 33 years after the u.s. miracle on ice victory over the soviet union at the lake placid winter olympics the hockey sweater worn by mike ruzioni was sold at auction this weekend for almost 660,000. the team's captain scored the winning goal in the come from behind 4 opinion 3 victory. that is an abbreviated edition of the "cbs evening news" tonight. later on cbs, "60 minutes." i'm jeff glor, cbs news in new york. scott pelley will be here tomorrow. good night
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